-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Eric Charles Wilcocks

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Date of birth: 16th November 1922
Place of birth: Croydon, Surrey, England
Parents: Frederick and Annie Wilcocks
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 162022
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Eric was born on 16th November 1922. He was one of six children (four boys and two girls) born to Frederick and Annie Wilcocks (nee Stevens), of West Croydon, Surrey. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.





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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 1






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
The Wilcocks family (photos, September 2003)